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Category Archive for 'Theocracy'

Yes, Donnie, it’s EXACTLY the same, you shameless fuck: Pastor and Christian activists Donnie Swaggart said during a broadcast of the Houston, Texas talk show Frances and Friends that LGBT activists are like the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in that they want to destroy Christianity and behead its practitioners. According to Right […]

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And so it continues

Not unexpected — the Israelis have been even more blatant in land grabs lately, several Palestinians have been seriously injured and one bus driver was found hanged in his bus. (Officials said it was a suicide.) Now we have this horrendous attack on people praying at a synagogue, and of course it will be used […]

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Via JT Eberhard at What Would JT Do: The Unitarian Universality church in my hometown of Mountain Home, Arkansas recently published a letter in the local paper letting the community know that they welcome everyone at their church regardless of race, religion, or sexual orientation. The reaction? The church had its windows shot out one […]

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Photo by Gabriel Sozzi via Wikimedia Commons As a fallen-away “cradle Catholic,” one who used to love arguing with my religion teachers about things like reincarnation, or women priests (“But if only men can be priests because Jesus only picked male apostles, shouldn’t priests have to be Jewish, too?”), I get a kick out of […]

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And it looks like she’s going to win. Thirty percent of her supporters will vote for her because it is “a step toward repealing Obamacare.” How extreme is she? She voted to make abortion illegal for women with ectopic pregnancies — which would kill them. The poll attributed Ernst’s boost to voters viewing her as […]

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Schism?

Are conservative Catholic cardinals pushing for a break with this pope? Stay tuned!

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Bye, Mike

Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out: This morning’s broadcast of the American Family Association’s “Today’s Issues” program was dedicated to promoting the AFA’s “A Time to Speak” documentary, which is aimed at getting pastors to mobilize their congregations to vote in the upcoming elections. One guest on the […]

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So much money working against us, but they still can’t stop us from voting: Have you heard of “The Gathering,” a conference of extreme hard right Christian funders, which starts Thursday in Orlando FL? “The Gathering,” an event put on by Washington’s shadowy hard rightwing “Church” known only as “THE FAMILY”/”THE FELLOWSHIP” (“THE FAMILY” also […]

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I guess it didn’t occur to them to provide food and job training? An Alabama megachurch recently held an open house to showcase their $26 million multipurpose complex complete with a 12-lane bowling center, wedding venue, fitness center, and cafe. Faith Chapel Christian Center located near Birmingham funded the project with tithes and offerings from […]

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What would women do without brave doctors like this? Yet another hero: After medical school, he bought a big house and a nice car and overstuffed his refrigerator the way people from poverty do, but those satisfactions soon seemed empty. He dated but never quite settled down. Inspired by Gandhi’s idea that the Gospel should […]

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